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Support Worker - 33 Hours

Job Description

Partnerships in Care is one of the UK’s leading providers of independent specialist secure and step-down care across the UK.

With hospitals around the country, 30 years of experience in our sector and highly skilled and experienced teams, we help patients and commissioners find the right care pathways without the need for multiple reassessments.

Oak Vale Gardens is seeking Support Workers who can cover either day or night shifts.

Please note this role is for 33 hours per week.

Our Support Worker role involves:

  • Being responsible for all aspects of personal care for each resident, and ensure continuity of agreed systems

  • Keeping and maintaining all appropriate records in a professional format in accordance with Company policies and procedures

  • Supporting and encouraging residents to participate in activities within the home and general community

  • Working as an effective member of the support team, on a rota basis, to meet the needs of the service

  • Following direction from senior staff members, maintaining discipline for competent teamwork, reporting any concerns relating to poor practice to your line manager

  • Offering a flexible approach to the role, accounting for the changing needs of the service and maintaining a positive attitude towards respecting residents’ wishes, choices, abilities, relationships, social activities and decision making

  • Working in such a manner as to ensure a positive and co-operative relationship with all colleagues, professionals, residents, visitors and members of the public

To be successful as a Support Worker, you’ll need:

  • Relevant experience working with a similar client group

  • Good organisational skills

  • Good communication skills

  • A mature, compassionate attitude

  • Ideally a relevant qualification in care (such as an NVQ)

All positions within Partnerships in Care (PiC) are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service check. Unless specifically commissioned in advance PiC will not consider Applications submitted by or through agencies.

PiC is an equal opportunities employer.

Please read the job description and person specification carefully and ensure that you demonstrate the knowledge, skills and experience required to carry out the role.

Any personal information you provide will be treated in the strictest confidence and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

We aim to write to all applicants informing them of the outcome of their application, but if we have not contacted you after four weeks from the closing date please assume your application was unsuccessful.

Disclosure and Barring Service Check

This post is subject to the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (Exceptions Order) 1975 and as such it will be necessary for a submission for Disclosure to be made to the Disclosure and Barring Service (formerly known as CRB) to check for any previous criminal convictions.

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